Plaice - Pleuronectes Platessea

Plaice - Pleuronectes Platessea

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Species Compatibility

Flat Fish
Weever Fish
Dragonette
Pollack
Bass
Beam

Suitable DisplayEstuary Tank
Sand Tank
Reef Tank
Ray Tank

Identification

Can grow to 50 cm long and is oval shaped.
Has a dark brown back with orange blotches, white underside, although they will change colour to suit surroundings.

Habitat

Found in shallow waters on sandy, mud or gravel sea beds from 0-120 m depth. Juvenile fish may be found in shallow tidal waters and estuaries.
Found on all our coasts.

Species fact

Plaice may bread with flounder & dab.